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PBS
Dec 1, 2012 12:00am PST
news. >> warner: and is the grand canyon 60 million years older than we've long thought? we ask science correspondent miles o'brien. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by bnsf railway. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> warner: washington's clock ticked another day closer today to automatic tax hikes and spending cuts, the so-called "fiscal cliff". the president took to the road, while republicans warned there's a deadlock in efforts to reach a deficit deal. >> now, of course, santa delivers everywhere. i've been keeping my own naughty and nice lists for washington. >> warner: the president chose a seasonal setting, a toy factory in hatfield, pennsylvania, and holiday imagery to press again for extending tax cuts for the middle class. >> if congress does nothing, every family in america will see their income taxes au
Current
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
the normal way of doing business. >>science and republicans do not mix. >>now it's your turn at the only online forum with a direct line to eliot spitzer. >>join the debate now. >> eliot: today on the 65th anniversary of the u.n. vote that created the state of israel, the u.n. officially recognized the state of palestine by a vote of 138 to 9 with 41 countries abstaining and the u.s. voting in opposition. palestine status at the u.n. was upgraded to that of nonmember observer state. while they still be only be able to own proceedings, this allows palestine to apply for membership in other international organizations. something both israel and the united states had hoped to avoid. meanwhile in egypt for the seventh day in a row protestors marched in tahrir square to have the constitutional assembly begin voting on a new constitution. yet's egypt supreme court announced that on sunday, it would decide whether or not to dissolve the constitutional assembly so voting was accelerated to perhaps render moot sunday's decision. many of
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 8:00pm EST
, in the chemical laboratory, in the health science room, they broke a vial that had some of it in it. they evacuated that school. the fire department came in with all kinds of equipment to make sure they were not exposed to it. women who are pregnant, they say don't eat fish that has mercury in it and they cautioned them, the that there is surgeonfish you can eat. there are all kinds of reasons not to be exposed to mercury. yet we continue to put it in vaccinations as a preservative. in 1929, they came up with for marisol. they tested it on 29 people who had meningitis. they all died of meningitis, but the the mercury in the vaccination was not a contributing factor. so since 1929, it has never been completely tested and they continue to use it in vaccinations. it was not so bad when wenchow got a vaccination or two or three. but now they -- when one child got a vaccination or two or three. but now they get 29. the brain tissues to not -- it stays in there and it causes severe problems. during my chairmanship, for six years, we had four years of hearings. we had people from all of th
FOX Business
Nov 29, 2012 3:00pm EST
what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. all in hardcover books is continuing. just look at a barnes and noble, falling 11%, nearly 12%. quarterly results were worse than expected. enook the is not keeping up with demand to the kindle, the one in my neighborhood just closed down. that is depressing. i like reading the book itself. am i the only one? do you still read our book? dave: i have trouble with the reflection and glare on the e readers as well. the markets are doing pretty well. there was the debt earlier today when there was all the pessimistic ruling from inside the beltway the deal was farther away than ever and the talk began to moderate and the market is doing okay. let's go to nicole petallides at the stock exchange because for all the talk in a bell weather was some talk from investors looking at rim that we are not only good for that particular stock as a jump over a 4% but good for the market. >> when you look and research in motion lot of people wrote the moth saying blackberry is not so great, and echoing what other people
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
on on the treadmill. does anyone have? @%e national science foundation studying the effects on disease. they decided to do this, and they spend 500,000 taxpayer dollars doing this study. if you can get scientists to waste money, the senator is back with another study. this time uncovering waste of the department of homeland security. and there was plenty of it. first, zombies apocalypse training. i know, crazy. part of our homeland response. they were betrayed by actors who were gunned down by a military unit. training occurred at a weeklong conference held at turner's point resort and spa. the cost worth the bargain of a thousand dollars. now we know how to protect ourselves from zombies. then there is columbus, ohio. an underwater robot. christ had a $98,000. the robot has a camera that provides a video this way to a vehicle on shore. i but i have to tell you that i don't know why, because columbus, ohio, the capital of ohio is wehrmacht. great lakes are up here. officials declared emergency because of grant deadlines. not to be outdone, seattle and a remote control helicopter. not really an issue
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
of lawyers. you are talking about a bunch of people that study political science. you don't have anybody in congress that understands economic and they are following poor economic history and applying the same medicine. >> i am only one man. i can't save the world. this super hero is looking at me. again drawing exactly to scale. this just in, an urgent bull law -- bulletin coming in. i am getting results as i speak. you don't think i could perform heroic feats? right this second news from the united states senate that they are moving right now. right now. let me quote -- okay it is not on the stuff i just talked about. apparently harry reid is trying to move heaven and earth for a waiver to allow food in the congressional auditorium. let may get this straight. let me get this straight. a special screening of steven spielberg's movie "lincoln" -- if i am reading it right harry wants to get the -- get by the hurdle of preventing food in the auditorium for the" lincoln" thing. it is movie night for politicians who have neither guts nor grace and just fire. incredible. >> yes, it all gets b
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
provide green cards pr those skilled in science and technology and math. foreign internationals who have earned degrees from an american university can stay here and use their skills to improve the american workforce. sounds like a great idea, right? sure, but it does so at the expense of other immigrants. and as "the new york times" points out, it eliminates another visa category entirely. the visas set aside for people from countries with low immigration rates to the united states. so the 55,000 stem visas would come at the expense of 55,000 diversity visas. that's a zero sum gain. the elimination of diversity visas would primary affect immigrants from african countries. but despite the discriminatory nature of the bill, republicans insist it's going to create jobs and they are calling out the democrats opposition to the legislation. >> once again, the house is taking the lead on legislation that is going to help create jo jobs. >> we believe as this was the first step forward in terms of trying to address the need for modernization in our visa laws. >> the democrats had two years to d
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 7:00am PST
tara wall was a senior media adviser for. an associate professor of science at columbia university. a fellow at the roosevelt institute and manuel reyes. thanks for having you here. it's nice to have you. >>> tara, welcome to nerdland. >> how did i know you were coming to me first. >> now i would like you to explain your party. >> lay it all on the table. >> in a certain way, it's so early, i feel silly talking about it. but i do think it's important that we not sort of come out of a win as i've seen both parties do in midterm elections or general elections with this narrative, oh, the other party is over. this is the decisive election. i don't think we see anything like that. when you look at the new herd, what seems to you like the things that are different? >> i think, number one, there are a couple of things. i think as you mentioned, it is a little more diverse, both ethnically and sexwise. i mean, you have a few more women which i think is great. i think after any election, everybody does recalibrating and lessons learned. i think what you don't want to lose sight of is the f
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 1:00am EST
with the rhetoric of epidemic is that it seems to stand in contravention to a growing amount of science exploring whether or not we are seeing a rise in incidents or a rise in diagnosis, but also i am concerned about the population that the congressman mentioned earlier, many of whom are my members and mr. carley's members who have gone through decades without a diagnosis or who have been misdiagnosed. the perception that autism is some recent new thing has been very damaging, in part because it has meant that when we talk about autistic adults of all, which we do very rarely, we never talk about their needs. we talk about it as something very recently on the horizon, about to be on the horizon. we have to recognize that this is a very serious situation. it is a serious situation now. it is a crisis not for public health but up on that needs and of human rights. >> that goes to my very question -- tell me the kind of services that are lacking that you would like to see provided? so that we can try and figure out how we can use our dollars effectively and efficiently to not only -- i think it was
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
'll be joint staffers who are doing the real science and math on this on exactly what formations, what capabilities, and, therefore, how many civilians and military need to remain. i think that if you go to one end of the spectrum and go with just a few thousand soldiers, that's not enough to really secure yourself or do either too well. i think that's what my own research is doing. talking to a lot of smarter people in the week here in the capital region. if you go very large, you could run the risk of having the security forces from afghanistan become too reliant in those areas upon us because we're there taking care of them. i think they can be mitigated, i really do. there's got to be a really good, i think, science to exactly how you approach troops to task based upon the missions that we're given. that really is what needs to happen militarily. economically, we've got to stay informed in the -- invested in the region. you've got to have security forces. it's a sustainable force that works for afghans in the outyears. at the same time, diplomatically you've got to continue reconci
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 3:00pm EST
things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> all right. apparently nancy pelosi, the minority leader in the house, is going to wait until after the close to make any comments about the fiscal cliff. but the market's been moving anyway. i mean, take a look at today. again, it's another day where wall street is fixated on washington. you had decent gdp data this morning. they revised the latest quarterly data upward. that gave us a nice little rally until speaker boehner came in and said he was disappointed in the progress, that no progress had been made between the house and the white house in the last two weeks. that sent the market lower. then harry reid said, well, with we all know where we stand at this point. chuck schumer of new york said he was convinced we would have a deal by christmas. that brought the market back. we were up 40, 50 points at that point. now we've been doing a little stutter step waiting for nancy pelosi. that doesn't look like we're going to get anything
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 4:00pm EST
science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back. chevron ceo john watson telling me exclusively today that the second largest u.s. energy company is moving forward on investments despite fiscal cliff concerns. we begin on our conversation, zeroing in on lawmakers' efforts in washington and whether he thinks they can work out a deal. >> i hope we can. there's greatty in the business community waiting for something to be done. there are big concerns about structural deficits going forward. there are concerns about tax increases that would be coming absent some sort of a deal on the fiscal cliff. >> the fiscal cliff has been the issue that has stopped or sort of made companies reluctant to push cash to work, to hire folks. is that stopping you, or are you moving forward regardless? >> actually, we've been moving forward with our investments. we're spending some $32 billion this year on energy projects around the world. i expect we'll spend even manufacture thmore than that next year. all we need is the opportunity to invest. we need to have access. we need permits, and
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 6:00pm PST
has fallen dramatically. there is no scientific relation in social science between the number of guns and the homicide rate. we've seen, there is just -- >> what a load of absolute -- >> -- virginia has gone up dramatically. >> what a load of claptrap. >> we have to be clear about this. he's talking about virginia. the death rate in virginia has gone up and i think people don't understand all that. in the united states, we have some agreement on what we can do and i think we need to talk about that. there's some new polling by mayors against illegal guns that show that huge majorities of gun owners and americans believe that we should have background checks on all gun sales and let me tell you, states that do that save lives. and we need to do the things i think that are possible, the things that are going to make a big difference. we know that in america, if we do things like background checks on things like better tools for psychiatrists, we can stop these killings. not all of them, because countries in europe that have these types of things, countries around the world and states th
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
journal science" that claims the polar ice sheets are melting at record rates. up to five times faster than in the '90s. look at this video. it's fascinating. time lapse video from greenland. the report says that country and antarctica are losing 344 billion metric tons of ice a year equal to the weight of more than a million empire state buildings. scientists say these findings are important because the melting is causing sea levels to rise, and that makes coastal storms, say superstorm sandy, worse because of the massive flooding that's caused. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. with his wife, danielle, almost every weekend. derrell hasn't been able to visit his mom back east in a long time. [ shirley ] things are sometimes a little tight around the house. i wasn't able to go to the wedding. [ emily jo ] since derrell couldn't get home, we decided to bring
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 12:00pm PST
on the brands you want. walmart. 1. >>> science, technology, engineering and mathematics would provide visas to 55 immigrants annual tloi receive degrees in those fields and use what they learned and a apply that to american jobs. eric cantor praised the bill's package. >> we have seen not only american students, but many, many foreign nationals have come to this country to be educated at our colleges and universities. specifically in the s.t.e.m. areas in the graduate education programs. the bill that we passed will allow these individuals to have a green card if they get a diploma. >> democrats in the white house oppose the bill. it's likely doa in the senate. >> if you support this bill, you're saying that one group of immigrants is better than another. we take away visas and the only means of legal immigration from 50,000 people who may not have ph.d.s or master's degrees. talk about picking winners and losers. >> joining us now is the congressman who introduced the bill. it seems to solve a couple of problems at once. it keeps highly skilled tech work workers here in the country. it mak
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
that we can get this done is because the reality is it is not rocket science -- we can get it done. mr. chairman, whether it is our current chairman, john larson, or our future chairman -- whoever gets to lead this caucus knows we have got an enthusiastic group of committed representatives of this country ready to get the job done. >> questions? >> congressman, if republicans are willing to step up and raise revenue, will house democrats provide votes to cut benefits to programs like medicare and medicaid? >> let me say that clearly, as gene sperling was sent today, the president is willing to look at what they're going to put forward in terms of revenues, but that has not been forthcoming, shall we say. with the president has been very clear is in terms of the impact on beneficiaries and beneficiaries are the people who are the recipients of medicaid, medicare, and social security -- we believe at most would agree that social security is not responsible for the deficit and should not be on at the table for discussion. with regard to the so-called entitlements -- i come from hartford,
CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 1:00pm EST
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CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 9:00am EST
him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> we got a hardcore reversal from the up side yesterday, as the market continues to be on a hair trigger alert. the president meeting with mitt romney, although no press on that one. and we will also get some housing data coming up in about hal half an hour's time. the exchange is playing muse six in honor of this bank, which is being called america's most exciting bank. >> that's what they call themselves. and maybe that's why they have this music, because it's actually quite loud. >> let's see if they start dancing the executives. >> the race is on to see which bank is the most exciting in this country. >> a new trend here. >> in the meantime, here's the opening bell for a thursday morning. again brook shire -- nasdaq to the nyc and over at the daz damage, fran drescher, star of the sitcom, a great comedian. still responding to the news in the world of social media, whether it's living social and some reported layoffs or what andrew mason s
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 10:00am EST
an impact on brain function. as science and medicine progressed, society has come to understand mental illness with clarity. senator conrad and crapo wanted to strike the word lunatic from the united states code. i thank them for their effort and i encourage my colleagues to join me in supporting this bill to modernize or codified law to reflect the 21st century understanding of mental illness. and i reserve the balance of my time. . the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from virginia. mr. scott: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from virginia is recognized. mr. scott: this bill eliminates outdated references in the u.s. code that stigmatize individuals with mental illness. this legislation easily passed the senate with strong bipartisan support. the bill eliminates the word lunatic from the -- several sections of the united states code in order for our code to reflect meanings which are much more appropriate and up to date in the 21st century. in the past members of congress on both sides of the aisle have worked
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
, in political science, and, you know, norm knows more than i do, but look at house majority parties, hey, that tells us a lot how they behave today. they try to structure the environment in a way to win, and they do so by controlling the agenda and preventing minorities to participate in the legislative process. that's not a surprise to anyone. that's what's done in the senate today and that's not the way the senate has been run. there's a number of tools that they have at their di poe sure to do that. third is filing cloture. we're familiar with that. filing cloture is something done out of weakness by the party, but it's actually a tool for the majority, a weak tool, but it is a tool to provide certainty, limit on amendments under circumstances, and allows the symbolic gesture on their part to create a line, a demarcation, clear for people who are for and against something. in the house, you do that with a closed roll, whatever you want. i think more egregiously, we have the same day closure. typically, you file cloture, the idea is the bill's on theññr fl, filibuster it, and the maj
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am EST
and investing in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and schools. >> there's speculation that you'll be doing a tv show to find the next steve jobs or the next bill gates for an example. you can really find the bill gates through a television program? >> you can find the next bill gates through a competition. whether the competition happens online, in a fair, on tv is not important. but the competition is important. the challenge and the ob kestac and tools is important. >> you talk a lot about fashion and technology and incorporating the two together and there seems like there's a lot of focus on that. >> like that scarf you have, it's nice. but other than keeping your neck warm it doesn't do anything else for you. and in this day and age, it can do a lot more. it can tell you your temperature, it should be able to tell you how much calories you you burned, it should be able to tell you -- just by looking at the scarf. so fashion has not been brought up to speed with today's technological capabilities. it's as if for one introduced them. that can serve more than just keeping your
FOX Business
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am EST
what happens, which isn't rocket science it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >> i'm tracy byrnes with your fox business brief. security and exchange commission has reportedly filed a civil lawsuit against two former european civil broke us. trading ahead of ibm's purchase of a software program. "wall street journal" reporting one of the men learned about the tip from his roommate. sales rose more than expected in october signaling the housing market is recovering. the national association of realtors index rose more than 5% for september as steady job gains and record low mortgage rates may have made home buying more enticing. mortgage rates may have edged slightly higher last week but continued to hover near record lows. the average rate on a 30-year mortgage is now 3.32%. the rate has been below 4% all year. that is the latest from the fox business network giving you the power to prosper. sometimes investing opportunities are hard to spot. you have to dig a little. fidelity's etf market tracker shows you the big picture on how different asset classes are performing, and
FOX Business
Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm EST
last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> i am lori rothman with your fox business brief. shrugging off earlier losses but still sensitive to comments every last word out of there. on the fiscal cliff. securities and exchange commission has charged two retail brokers ahead of software program back in 2009. the insider trading yielded more than $1 million in profits. two men are facing criminal charges from the u.s. attorney's office. mortgage rates may have edged slightly higher last week but continued to hover near record lows. the average rate on a 30-year mortgage down below 4% all year long. that is the latest from the fox business network giving you the power to prosper. ashley: there's another battle brewing over the fiscal cliff, so that the congress and white house, that's what is happening on twitter. dennis kneale just turned off his phone and is ready to go. president obama, asking america to rise up and tweet. he held a new hash tag on twitter, my2k, as in it is my $2000. now it has become a thriving platform for trashing the obama
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am EST
the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. dennis: 15 past the hour, stocks every 15 minutes. team coverage. cheryl: phil flynn in the trading pits of the cme where gasoline futures are tanking and sandra walking earnings and nicole petallides, for the stock exchange where stocks are higher by a little bit so something to go on. nicole: we are trend mr. king a little higher, not far off of the line, like apple has been lower and back in the green and helping the tech heavy nasdaq shows in green arrows and been under significant pressure. dow jones industrials crossing the unchanged line again and again, worries about fiscal cliff tomorrow is the all-important jobs report. right now you see the dow up fractionally, up about 10 points. that is the latest on the floor of the stock exchange. was going on at the cme? phil: the day after the biggest gasoline inventory build in 15 years gasoline futures are up, trading close to 0 one month low. they're under a lot fresher this morning not only from that mas
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 8:00am PST
behind in science and math. let's create five new programs. that has been the approach. >> reporter: as we speak treasury secretary tim geithner is meeting behind closed doors with the white house point man on congressional affairs with senate majority leader harry reid. perhaps we'll learn more about what kind of spending cuts the democrats are proposing after that meeting is done. jenna, back to you. jenna: we'll talk a little more about that now, doug. thank you very much. jon: yeah. let's go behind the scenes of the talks to avoid the fiscal cliff. it seems the framework for a deal actually might be taking shape. if so, what will it look like? david drucker has been nosing around a little bit. the associate politics editor at "roll call." when you hear senators and speaker of the house come out and talk it doesn't sound like they're all that close, david. are you optimistic? >> well i'm sort of on the fence here, jon. whenever you hear members of congress talk about any kind of fiscal cliff deal you have to approach it with a sort of believe everything and believe nothing attitu
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am EST
science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. house council of economic >>> today, the fiscal cliff looms. outrage in the country as the rise above road trip continues. reports throughout the day on cnbc. >>> what will it take? we'll ask that and we'll ask republican senator orrin hatch why he thinks entitlement reform is the path that will lead to it. >> paul volcker, his take on the debt negotiations. >> we'll take care of it one way or the other. >> the third hour of "squawk box" starts right now. >>> welcome back to the teacher -- no, to "squawk box." first in business worldwide. i'm joe kernen along with becky quick and andrew ross sorkin. we have a big, big hour to talk about both the impediments of getting a deal and get it done. greg mankiw will join us in just a minute. he's a former chairman of george w., 43's adviser and senator orrin hatch on a path to a debt agreement. plus, more of our exclusive interview with former fed chairman paul volcker, but, first, becky has your morning headlines. >>> among our top stories today, stocks gaining some ground yesterday on optimism
CNN
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
to launch a rocket between december 10th and 22nd claiming for science and research. and new jersey governor chris chr tooe. the two showed a unified front in the wake of the storm. and the royal baby watch, it is on. there you see a pregnant and smiling catherine, duchess of cambridge. she was in for acute morning sickness. prince charles says he is thrilled he's going to become a grandfather. and the baby will be the next in line to the throne after prince william and actually after prince charles as well. so there's a little bit of a line there. >> rather it's a boy or girl. >> i think it's exciting. i don't think there's anybody out there they've been waiting and hoping and now we've seen she's pregnant and with child. >> catherine and no more kate. >> she's the duchess now. >> thank you. >>> one of the most conservative members of the united states senate, i think it's fair to say he shocked washington today, the tea party favorite senator jim demint of south carolina, he's standing by live. he's here in "the situation room." he's getting ready to explain why he's resigning from the sen
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 2:00am PST
old but geologists at the university of colorado now published a paper in the journal "science" which claims the grand canyon dates back to the time when dinosaurs walked the earth, 70 million years ago. >> it's a geyser! police in san diego say the driver of a snap-on tools truck lost control, knocked off a fire high drand and crashed through the wall of a bar. water rocketing into the air. everybody was okay. >>> a stroke of luck for one man who was impacted by the superstorm. he was heading to work when he stopped to check his powerball ticket. the kennedy airport customs broker was one of 58 people who came up one number short of the big jackpot. >> put it in the machine, he said you're a winner. not only that you won a million dollars. >> he won a million dollars. several other lotto winners, including one new yorker who hit the $33 million mega millions, pledged to give to the recovery effort to help their hometown. that's wonderful. from gang style to gang busters. coming up, our alina cho goes one-on-one with youtube sensation. if you are one of the millions of men who have us
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
, with the rest of science, we'll apply the rigor, we'll follow where the data leaves. we'll leave our politics at the door. >> point out that none of this means that street ecstasy is safe, apart from being illegal, you don't know what you're getting. it's often contaminated. pure mdma can cause a higher body temperature, it can cause dehydration. there's also cases where people overcompensate and actually die from drinking too much water. but in a controlled setting, which is what we're talking about here, the evidence does seem to suggest that it can be safe. similar studies are under way in europe and canada and midhoffer is halfway through a study offering this treatment to combat veterans, firefighters and police officers. dr. sanjay gupta, cnn, reporting. >> fascinating. possibly opening up the mind. well, you can watch more of sanjay's fascinating report on the ptsd study this morning, "dr. sanjay gup "dr. sanjay gupta" airs this weekend saturday and sunday mornings. >>> with thousands loo s losing jobs, some twinkie execs will get bonuses. oh, let me guess --ou see this? more washingto
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 9:00am EST
a speech in which he says he wants to use the tax hike to invest in training, education, science and research. when you're in a deep, deep hole, you're borrowing almost 40 cents of every dollar you spend, shouldn't you constrain yourself and not start new programs? or if you start a new needed program, shouldn't you reduce some less valuable program to pay for it instead of just taxing to create more programs? so not once in the speech did he discuss entitlements. it's the largest item in our government, entitlements. not once did the president of the united states discuss with the american people the problem of social security, medicare, medicaid are on an unsustainable path and are at great risk. shouldn't the president honestly talk to the american people about that? he didn't discuss our $16 trillion debt and how the debt commission that he appointed indicates that we're on an unsustainable path heading to a fiscal crisis. he did not discuss that. or the economic catastrophe that could occur if we don't get off this unsustainable path. the president should lead on these thing
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 7:00am EST
. caller: c-span could put on actual science. i think there is a lot of magical thinking on the part of democrats here. first of all, they are assuming if they raise the taxes on this one%, it will not affect the jobs and the companies that they work for. nor would it affect the customers they have. what are the percentages of the most important job creators around? how did you identify them? they had no clue. i think the other aspect of magical thinking is that in the noise and the signal, nate silver pointed out previously a 12% rise in gdp might ake for a 2% rise in employment. in 2005, we got 3.5 million jobs lost. it is a fantasy to believe that the president's spending is going to make employment rise more. recently, there has been an article by a harvard university law professor who says if you are going to do this thing, it is more important to make all the fiscal cuts them back as greece and spain know, when people do not trust your debt, weak issue too much debt. if everyone heads to the door like china and other is, our debt is really going to go up. host: should the raisi
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm EST
. but the real issue is one of agenda control. we actually have a way to think about this. in political science. if you look at the way that the house majority parties behave, it tells us a lot about way that senate majority trying to behave today. they try to structure the environment in such a way that they can win. and they do sell by controlling the agenda and preventing the minorities from participating. that is not a surprise to anyone. that is what is being done in the senate today and that is not the way the senate has traditionally been run. there are a number of tools. the first one is something we are all familiar with. the filing closure is something that is done at a weakness on the majority party because the majority is struggling. it is actually a tool for the majority compared to what the house does. it is a tool that provides certainty in the process and it allows a symbolic gesture on their part to create a demarcation that is very clear when people are against something. it is the only way to do this. in the house come you can do it with a close rule whenever you want. i thin
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 2:00pm EST
about this. in political science, if you look at the way house majority participate, it tells us about the way the senate majority is trying to behave today. they try to structure the environment so they can win, and they do so, but controlling the agenda at preventing the minority from participating in the process. that is not a surprise to anyone. that is what is being done in the seventh, and that is not how the senate has traditionally been run. there is a number of tools they have at their disposal to do this. the first one is filing closure. filing culture is something that is done out of weakness on the majority party -- prepared is a tool for the majority provide certainty in the process, provides a symbolic gesture on their part to create a demarcation that is clear. it is the only way in the senate you can do those things. in the house to conduct with a closed rule. more egregiously cannot we have this thing called same day cloture, where the idea is the bill is on the floor, the party filibusters' it for a while, and then the and ciardi, it's down and says which cannot get a
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